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Quattro Foods, CTS Europe and Positive Eats win big at the News Business Excellence Awards

February 28, 2024

At the end of a jam packed Portsmouth and South Coast Business Week, Portsmouth Guildhall buzzed with anticipation as businesses, large and small, came together to celebrate at the News Business Excellence Awards.  Now in its 22nd year, the businesses scooping up multiple awards were Quattro Foods, CTS Europe and Positive Eats. The award for Outstanding Contribution to Business went to Stef Nienaltowski, former CEO of Shaping Portsmouth.  The News Business Excellence Awards shine a light on local business achievements.

Owners of Positive Eats Lynsay Crellin and Laurence Groves
Lynsay Crellin and Laurence Groves owners of Positive Eats

Mark Waldron Publishing Editor at The News said:

” Our awards bring the curtain down on what has been another incredible Portsmouth and South Coast Business Week.  What an incredible network we have across our region to support businesses, help them grow and thrive and to just be there to support one another.”

The event was supported by Portsmouth City Council, Guildhall Trust, PETA, HSDC, University of Portsmouth and Flamingo Boss.

2024 News Business Excellence Winners

Congratulations to all the winners!

Small Business of the Year Sponsored by Portsmouth City Council: Positive Eats

Employer of the Year: Quattro Foods

Medium Business of the Year: Midnight Masquerade Catering

Large Business of the Year: Landsec

Global Business of the Year: CTS Europe

Manufacturing/ Engineering Business of the Year Sponsored by HSDC: CTS Europe

Community Business of the Year: Horizon Leisure

Retailer of the Year: Creatiques Bridal Boutique

Apprentice/Trainee of the Year: Katelyn Simpson

Sustainable Business of the Year: Quattro Foods

Entrepreneur of the Year: Lynsay Crellin and Laurence Groves (Positive Eats)

Visitor Attraction/ Event of the Year Sponsored by Wightlink: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Cultural or Leisure Business of the Year: Victorious Festival

Start-up Business of the Year: Southsea Play Cafe

Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Thomas Lock

Overall Business of the Year Judges sponsored by Solent Partners: Quattro Foods

Outstanding Contribution to Business: Stef Nienaltowski

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